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What is your favorite car of the '60s?

So, a new feature we are playing with is a picture contest and this is an example of that. Post a picture, and it will create a thumbnail at the top. Vote on the post and the order of thumbnails will change by the number of votes received.
 

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Then there's the "Bullitt" Mustang made famous by Steve McQueen.
My rebel cousin had a 67 Fastback 289. She'd come and pick up me and my buddy, and take us to do things our parents wouldn't allow. We'd go to movies like Bullitt and Bonny and Clyde when we were 12-13 years old. Tommy had the worst crush on her. "Hey, do you think Barbra will come over this weekend?"

Barbra was 8 years older than me. A tall, statuesque redhead with a beautiful figure, she was the epitome of the term Flower Child. She used to wash the car clad in a white bikini, and my aunt lost track of the amount of accidents she caused on their busy road :hihi:
 
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My rebel cousin had a 67 Fastback 289. She'd come and pick up my and my buddy, and take us to do things our parents wouldn't allow. We'd go to movies like Bullitt and Bonny and Clyde when we were 12-13 years old. Tommy had the worst crush on her. "Hey, do you think Barbra will come over this weekend?"

Barbra was 8 years older than me. A tall, statuesque redhead with a beautiful figure, she was the epitome of the term Flower Child. She used to wash the car clad in a white bikini, and my aunt lost track of the amount of accidents she caused on their busy road :hihi:
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filmed in live traffic with out the proper permits. The driver is Bill Hickman. He's the same driver who drove the Charger in Bullit. He told
director Bill Friedkin ride with me if you have the balls :)
 
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Thing is not one of these cars out of the factory could touch a new V-8 Camaro or Challenger. I’ve driven quite a few 60’s muscle cars, even hemi that was put into a Coronet. None would beat a new SS Camaro. While the back end was going up in smoke and trying to get traction, the SS would be. 1/4 of the way down the track. Even my full race Ram Air IV that my father in law dropped into a 75 Trans Am would’ve been tough to beat it.
 

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Thing is not one of these cars out of the factory could touch a new V-8 Camaro or Challenger. I’ve driven quite a few 60’s muscle cars, even hemi that was put into a Coronet. None would beat a new SS Camaro. While the back end was going up in smoke and trying to get traction, the SS would be. 1/4 of the way down the track. Even my full race Ram Air IV that my father in law dropped into a 75 Trans Am would’ve been tough to beat it.
My iPhone has more computing power than the whole Apollo space project. :shrug:
 

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Thing is not one of these cars out of the factory could touch a new V-8 Camaro or Challenger. I’ve driven quite a few 60’s muscle cars, even hemi that was put into a Coronet. None would beat a new SS Camaro. While the back end was going up in smoke and trying to get traction, the SS would be. 1/4 of the way down the track. Even my full race Ram Air IV that my father in law dropped into a 75 Trans Am would’ve been tough to beat it.

That's fair since neither the new V-8 Camaro nor the new Challenger could out corner the average Japanese sedan. :)
 

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Thing is not one of these cars out of the factory could touch a new V-8 Camaro or Challenger. I’ve driven quite a few 60’s muscle cars, even hemi that was put into a Coronet. None would beat a new SS Camaro. While the back end was going up in smoke and trying to get traction, the SS would be. 1/4 of the way down the track. Even my full race Ram Air IV that my father in law dropped into a 75 Trans Am would’ve been tough to beat it.
True, Technology will always improve. That said, GM under reported the actual horsepower for the L 88 corvette for insurance
purposes. They were listed at 435 HP, but in reality it was closer to 650 HP. L 88's could run 11 second 1/4 miles straight off the
show room floor. That's hauling butt my friend. put a set of N 50 drag slicks on the rear wheels and we are talking 10's

 
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True, Technology will always improve. That said, GM under reported the actual horsepower for the L 88 corvette for insurance
purposes. They were listed at 435 HP, but in reality it was closer to 650 HP. L 88's could run 11 second 1/4 miles straight off the
show room floor. That's hauling butt my friend. put a set of N 50 drag slicks on the rear wheels and we are talking 10's

When you bought a 1970 Chevelle SS which was nominally rated at 450HP, Chevy put additional bolt-on accessories in the trunk which raised the horsepower to 550 or so. However, I believe they measured at the crank as opposed to BHP. At any rate, all manufacturers understated the horsepower figures for insurance purposes :hihi:

Chevrolet has always done a great job of supporting hot-rodders, and their aftermarket products were fairly cheap and easy to bolt on. Hence the ongoing love for the 350 small-block.
 

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I think Moparians would call that purple "Plum Crazy"! And I'd have voted for any Challenger from about '68 to the early 70's. The thread title referenced "favorite car of the 1960s" and you posted a 1970. But technically, it was introduced in 1969, so judges should allow it. Chuck wins! end of thread...
Ive heard them called "date grape."
 

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